Technology Team Administrative Assistant

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • All Areas of Technology

Lakeside School, an independent coeducational day school located in north Seattle, Washington, is currently recruiting for a technology team administrative assistant. This will be a temporary .75 FTE overtime eligible, extended school year staff appointment, starting immediately and ending June 30, 2016.


The technology team administrative assistant will coordinate nontechnical operations for the technology department at Lakeside School, and will report to the Director of Technology. General duties include coordinating routine departmental operations; purchasing; maintaining computer and electronic media inventory and budget; coordinating a helpdesk ticketing system; and maintaining a basic repair incident tracking system. Back-up technical support may also be required on occasions. Specific responsibilities include:

Coordinate helpdesk requests, including assigning tickets to the appropriate staff member;
Process equipment, supply and resource orders for the technology department;
Coordinate deployment of computers and related equipment, including receipt, identification markers, adding to inventory, and basic configuration;
Maintain data base of school computer and electronic-media related equipment;
Maintain departmental budgets;
Coordinate contractor work in installation and repair of classroom audio-visual systems;
Maintain the file of school software licenses; and
Act as backup to the performance of routine technical tasks such as computer imaging and simple software configuration.

Requirements and Qualifications

Applicants should generally have two or more years working experience in support of school based one-to-one laptop programs; two to five years of successful experience in purchasing computers and computer-related equipment; and two or more years of experience in routine office work (filing, correspondence, and task and workflow management). A bachelor’s degree is desirable but not required. Specialized experience in data-base and help-desk ticketing systems; MS Excel and Outlook software; human relations/customer service; ordering, purchasing, and inventory management; and routine hard-disk imaging will be preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

Lakeside School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees by providing a competitive compensation package. This package includes a monthly salary. Eligible employees enjoy excellent health and welfare benefits, access to funds for professional development, housing down payment assistance program and school provided lunches. Additionally, Lakeside offers faculty and staff opportunities to participate in other educational programs such as Global Service Learning, Global Online Academy, Summer School, and coaching for extra compensation.

Additional Information

Lakeside School was founded in 1919, and currently enrolls 828 students in grades 5 through 12 from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds.

The School’s Mission and shared commitment of all Lakeside employees is to develop in intellectually capable young people the creative minds, healthy bodies, and ethical spirits to contribute wisdom, compassion, and leadership to a global society. We provide a rigorous, dynamic academic program through which effective educators lead students to take responsibility for learning. We are committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community and in the joy and importance of lifelong learning.

Application process

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history via the online application located on Lakeside’s website ( From the home page chose About US / Employment / View and Apply For Available Jobs. Initial consideration will begin December 8, 2015 and interviewing for this position shortly thereafter. Applications accepted until filled.

Lakeside School is an equal opportunity employer seeking to diversify its workplace.